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Shoulder Pain Specialist

Orthopedic & Wellness

Pain Management & Orthopedic Surgery located in Frederick, MD & Waldorf, MD

Between dislocation, rotator cuff tears, arthritis, and everything in between, shoulder pain can be caused by a variety of issues. With the help of board-certified orthopedic and pain management specialists Ojedapo Ojeyemi, MD, and Matthew Roh, MD, you can get relief from shoulder pain at Orthopedic & Wellness. Schedule your shoulder pain evaluation at the Frederick, Waldorf, or Germantown, Maryland, clinic by clicking on the online scheduler or by calling your nearest office directly.

Shoulder Pain

What causes shoulder pain?

You put stress on your shoulder joint anytime you lift or reach. Between age-related wear-and-tear and acute injuries or trauma, a number of issues could be causing your shoulder pain.

Some of the most common causes of shoulder pain include:

  • Arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Torn cartilage
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Broken collarbone
  • Dislocated shoulder
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Cysts or nerve entrapment
  • Acromioclavicular joint separation (separation of the collar bone from the shoulder blade)

Sometimes, the pain you experience in your shoulder isn’t related to your shoulder joint at all. For instance, if you have a pinched nerve in your spine, the burning and electrical sensations you experience can run through your shoulder and into your arm.


When should I see a doctor for shoulder pain?

Because a number of factors can contribute to your shoulder pain and you could have more than one issue going on at the same time, the team at Orthopedic & Wellness encourage you to schedule an exam if your shoulder pain is:

  • Worsening or not improving after several days
  • Associated with arm or hand weakness
  • Keeping you from work or daily activities
  • Associated with swelling or tenderness

Dr. Ojeyemi and Dr. Roh also want to evaluate you if your shoulder pain is sudden and intense or you notice an obvious deformity. With on-site imaging technology available at Orthopedic & Wellness, the team can often diagnose you on the spot and start treating you quickly.


How is shoulder pain treated?

Treating shoulder pain depends on your diagnosis. But the team of orthopedic surgeons, pain management specialists, and rehabilitation practitioners work together to ensure you recover and get the shoulder pain relief you need.

Your shoulder pain treatment at Orthopedic & Wellness can include:

  • Minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
  • Corticosteroid injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Physical therapy
  • Bursa injections
  • Nerve blocks

Dr. Ojeyemi and Dr. Roh are experts in getting to the root of what’s causing your shoulder pain and helping you decide on the best course of treatment so you can restore your quality of life as quickly as possible.

Schedule your shoulder pain evaluation at Orthopedic & Wellness directly through the online scheduler. You can also call your nearest clinic to speak with a team member.